Reuben Jeffrey III

Reuben Jeffery III

Non-Executive Director

Skills and Experience

Reuben joined the Board in July 2009 as a non-executive Director. He is currently CEO and a Director of Rockefeller & Co Inc. and Rockefeller Financial Services Inc. Reuben served in the US government as Under Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs, as Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and as a special assistant to the President on the staff of the National Security Council. Before his government service, Reuben spent eighteen years at Goldman, Sachs & Co where he was managing partner of Goldman Sachs in Paris and led the firm's European Financial Institutions Group in London. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Reuben was a corporate attorney with Davis Polk & Wardwell. Reuben has a broad range of financial services experience, particularly investment banking, and in addition brings extensive insight into the US political and regulatory environment.

Other current principal external appointments

  • Member, International Advisory Council of the China Securities Regulatory Commission
  • Member, Advisory Board of Towerbrook Capital Partners LP
  • Director, Financial Services Volunteer Corps
  • International Advisory Committee, RIT PLC

Committee Membership

  • Board Conduct, Reputation and Operational Risk Committee
  • Board Financial Risk Committee